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Oct 12 2018   4:33PM GMT

12 factor app (twelve-factor app)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert


Twelve-factor app is a methodology for building distributed applications that run in the cloud and are delivered as a service. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“Any developer building cloud-based applications, most of which run as a service, should familiar with the 12 factors.” – Michael Maximilien

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Treating testing as a ________ rather than something that should be done continuously throughout software development is a recipe for defective software.
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